December 16, 2013
Operations providing services at the University of Illinois, Illinois State University and the University of Mississippi were among 52 motorcoach operators shut down over eight-month span.
January 15, 2013
The university is in preliminary negotiations with two companies that could offer daily express service from the campus to Memphis, Jackson and New Orleans.
December 17, 2012
The Oxford-University Transit Commission is looking into extending service from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on all routes, in response to a survey of University of Mississippi students.
January 30, 2012
A Saturday bus route was added to accommodate transit-dependent riders who have trouble traveling around town on the weekend when other bus lines do not run.
September 12, 2011
A significant jump in both student enrollment and city riders has caused many Oxford University Transit buses to be late and overcrowded. While this often happens at the beginning of a new school year, officials say, there are limited solutions this year due to budget constraints.
August 22, 2011
Record enrollment of freshmen, most of whom are required to live on campus, will push other students off-campus, forcing them to commute. University officials are looking for ways to encourage students not to bring their cars to campus and to take the bus instead.
January 24, 2011
All Oxford University Transit buses are now equipped, enabling riders to text or look online to find out the exact time their bus will arrive. Applications for smartphones also are being developed.
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